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Why Muscle Slack Can Ruin Your Sports Performance

As a strength coach, I learned early on about the importance of producing force. Jumping, sprinting, cutting, hitting – these all depend on the...

Get Stronger on Summer Vacation With This 15-Exercise Outdoor Workout

A Full-Body Summer Outdoor Workout: Convenient Sports Conditioning Curb and Sidewalk Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When you can't get to the school...

11 Med Ball Drills for More Powerful Tennis Strokes

Due to the intermittent explosive nature of the game of tennis utilizing med ball drills can be a powerful tool to decrease injury rate, develop...

Add Chest Size with These Swiss Ball and Med Ball Exercises

Add Chest Size with These Swiss Ball and Med Ball Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Enter any weight room and the Bench Press is generally the go-to...

How to Turn Hopscotch Into a Tough and Fun Outdoor Workout

Utilizing the Popular Playground Game Hopscotch for Elite Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Hopscotch is a generations-old game in which...

This Exercise Will Make Your Balance Workouts Actually Work

I roll my eyes when I see people attempting to train for better balance as if they're a seal in a circus. This isn't training, it's shenanigans....

Test Your Upper-Body Power With the Seated Med Ball Throw

The Bench Press is the most widely used exercise to test upper-body strength. It's used in high school strength programs to measure progress and in ...

New Training Footage of Marshawn Lynch Shows He's Ready to Bring 'Beast Mode' Back to The NFL

Over the last week or so, rumors have been swirling about Marshawn Lynch's potential return to the NFL. The former Seattle Seahawks running back has b...

3 Exercises That Will Increase Your Golf Shot Accuracy

Anyone who has ever walked onto the driving range, stepped into the tee box, or approached the green knows how frustrating the game of golf can be. As...

3 Tips for Better Med Ball Workouts

Barbells and dumbbells are two of the most common pieces of equipment used in strength programming. This is absolutely correct; these modalities best...

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